Struggling with VirtualBox

walt wa1ter at
Thu Dec 4 15:58:50 PST 2008

On Wed, 3 Dec 2008, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:

> Michael Neumann wrote:
> > I'm still trying to get DragonFly reliably working on VirtualBox (just
> > because Qemu on my Ubuntu doesn't like to run with the
> > accelerator kqemu).
> >
> > So I modified DELAY to break out if delta <= 0. Together with acpi_load=YES
> > I can boot, but:

> ...
> This is clearly a virtualbox bug and needs to be addressed in virtualbox.  All
> other emulators manage to do it, so it can't be that hard.

I follow the vbox mailing list, so I'd be happy to post a bug report but I'd
like to make it a helpful bug report.  Can you narrow it down for me so I can
post something more than 'vbox won't boot dragonfly'.  I don't think that would
spark them into action :o)

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